Sri lanka fried chiles

Yield: 24 Servings

Measure Ingredient
24 \N Dried cayenne
\N \N Or japone chiles
4 tablespoons Salt
1 quart Water
\N \N Oil

Make a brine from the salt and water. Soak the chiles for an hour in the brine. Heat a good quantity of oil. When it's very hot, deep fry the chiles until they are crisp. Drain, salt and serve.

This is the simplest way to fix dried chiles. I am told it is eaten as a snack at movie theaters in Sri Lanka. Since I've never been there, I don't know if it's true. -- David Cook WALT

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